November 15, 2004

Volume 101, Issue 29

Stories from the November 15, 2004 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Soccer team wins A-10 crown

They lost early. They lost often. But when their season was on the line, the GW men’s soccer team could not be defeated. After losing eight out of their first 12 games, the Colonials went on a nine-game unbeaten streak that was capped off Sunday with a win in the Atlantic 10 Championship at Mount […]

Editorial: Interest in school spirit

Our View: A substantial investment in new methods of school spirit would enhance the University’s profile for students and recruits. Tonight’s men’s basketball game at Wake Forest is the beginning of an exciting season for the University. The players and the program in general are receiving substantial coverage in the national press, and are favored […]

Column: Don’t rush to judgement

It was quite disappointing to read in the Nov. 11 issue (“Board will not admit students,” p.1) that the Board of Trustees has seen fit to try to preemptively nullify any and all discussion of student representation on that body. Even if their reasons have some validity, it sounds as though they have not completely […]

Column: First semester in review

With the first semester of this academic year quickly coming to a close, the Student Association wants to bring you up to speed on what we’ve done, what we’re planning to do and where we are going on issues of academic affairs. Our year began with a push to get syllabi from academic departments and […]

Movie industry to sue file-sharers

Hundreds of Internet users, including college students, may be subject to lawsuits beginning Tuesday from the Motion Picture Association of America for illegally downloading movies. The MPAA has already sent out cease and desist orders to tens of thousands of suspected downloaders, including some GW students, University officials said. The suits are the latest development […]

Column: More than one man

Now that Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat has passed, we can expect increased prospects for peace between Israel and Palestine. But peace will have little to do with a more capable leader to replace him. We cannot immediately expect the mitigation of violence in the Occupied Territories, either. In fact, the renewed chance for peace will […]

PAF deadline nears

Seniors have less than a week to apply for a highly selective program that allows them to attend graduate school for free while working for GW. Now in its 15th year, the Presidential Administrative Fellow program allows a small group of seniors to get their master’s degree in exchange for working part-time in a University […]

GW vs. Foggy Bottom: A century of soured relations

Upon emerging from her apartment complex on a brisk October afternoon, 97-year-old Elizabeth Adams strolled north along 24th Street, leisurely skirting the edge of campus. For nearly a century, the vicinity has served as a fault line of a great and often thunderous battle between a vibrant community and an equally dynamic university. The scars […]